Text of the Address delivered by Rt. Hon. President on the occasion of Reception hosted in honour of the Heads of Missions and their spouses to mark the National Day and Constitution Day of Nepal

Rt. Hon. Vice-President, Rt.Hon. Acting Prime Minister, Rt.Hon. Acting Chief Justice, Rt. Hon. Speaker, Dignitaries, Excellencies/Heads of Missions and Spouses, Ladies and Gentlemen   It is a matter of pleasure for me to welcome you all at the Office of the President to mark the Second Anniversary of the promulgation of the Constitution of Nepal. The Constitution Day is being celebrated with special programs both in the country and abroad as National Day. The Constitution of Nepal is the culmination of aspirations and relentless struggle of the people of Nepal for democracy, freedom of speech, fundamental rights, people’s sovereignty, human Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs. Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Message on the Occasion of International Day of Older Persons 2016

On the occasionof 26thInternational Day of Older Persons (IDOP), I express my hearty good wishes to the respected senior citizens living at home and abroadfor theirhappiness, peace, good health, and long life. Amid different programs, the Day is being celebrated across the country with the slogan “Take a Stand Against Ageism,” thereby challenging all discriminations against older people. The young generation should be ready to take lessons from the experiences of senior citizens and take inspirations from their contributions. Being able to do this shall be considered a true respect to senior citizens. In line with this spirit, the present Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Inauguration Ceremony of Biodiversity Educational Garden Godawari, Lalitpur

Honorable Ministers His Excellency Mr Richard Morris the British Ambassador to Nepal The office bearers of the Government of Nepal and National Botanical Garden Ladies and Gentlemen! It is a matter of immense delight that, on the happy occasion of the completion of the 200th year of diplomatic relations between Nepal and the United Kingdom, a Biodiversity Educational Garden has been constructed in the National Botanical Garden which itself was established fifty-four years ago in this Godawari area of clement weather, religious and cultural importance at the foothills of naturally beautiful and holy Fulchokee Mountain.  Thanking all the contributors in Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Main Event of 66th Anniversary of Public Service Commission

Right Honorable Prime Minister Honorable Chairperson of the State Management Committee Members of Public Service Commission Civil Servants Ladies and Gentlemen! Participating in the program organized on the occasion of the 66th Anniversary of Public Service Commission (PSC), I am delighted to point out the usefulness, achievement and contribution of this glorious constitutional body. The serious responsibilities of this constitutional body remains vital to materialize the dreams and future plans of federal democratic republic of  Nepal for  a just , affluent, and socially and financially strong country; In this context, the dignity of such a program remains more aggrandized. The Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at National Children’s Day 2016 Organized by Ministry of Women, Children, Social Welfare

Honorable Minister Honorable Minister of State Honorable Members of Parliament Dear Children Personalities being felicitated today Ladies and Gentlemen! I am very delighted to participate in the main event of National Children’s Day 2016 organized by the Ministry of Women Children and Social Welfare and to address the nation’s invaluable assets and bases of the future, our dear children residing in and outside the country. It is a matter of pride for all Nepalese that the Constitution of Nepal promulgated last year has provisioned many fundamental rights for children, thereby serving their best interests. On the occasion of this year’s Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Enlivening and Inaugural Event of Shree Radhakrishna Temple in Lalbandi, Sarlahi

President of Enlivening and Inaugural Event of Shree Radhakrishna Temple Honorable Members of Parliament Personalities Associated to the Construction of Shree Radhakrishna Temple Inhabitants of Sarlahi district Ladies and Gentlemen! I would like to extend my hearty thanks to the organizers for inviting me at this inauguration and enlivening event of Radhakrishna Temple, constructed with the contribution of local community, and providing me opportunities to observe this region and directly meet up with the local people. The temple is a holy shrine situated in Lalbandi city in Sarlahi, one of the important districts of Nepal, endowed with natural beauty, river, Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Event of 2560th Buddha Jayanti (day commemorating Lord Buddha) in Lumbini

President of Organizing Committee for 2560th Buddha Jayanti Honorable Minister Right Honorable Prime Minister Honorable Deputy Prime Ministers Honorable Ministers Former Prime Ministers Guest Dignitaries from friendly countries Their Excellency Ambassadors and representatives of diplomatic missions Buddhist Preachers, Monks, and Prioresses Ladies and Gentlemen! I feel privileged to come to this holy place of the origin of Buddhism in Lumbini and pay my hearty homage to our national pride, the pioneer messenger of world peace, born 2560 years ago, Gautam Buddha who coincidently was born, got enlightenment at the age of 35 years, died at the age of 80 years Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Event of 47th Anniversary of Press Council and Prize Distribution 2073

Honorable Minister for Information and Communication Chairperson of Press Council Nepal Journalist friends Ladies and Gentlemen! In the context of completing almost half a century of the inception of Press Council Nepal, and on occasion of its 47th anniversary, I would like to congratulate and express best wishes to all associated with the council. On this important occasion, I would like to recall the proactive role that the media played for the economic, social, and political transformation of the country. Very conscious part of the society and deemed the fourth estate of state, the media have the onerous responsibility for Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Special Graduation Ceremony 2016 of Tribhuvan University

Right Honorable Prime Minister and Chancellor of Tribhuvan University Honorable Minister for Education and Co-Chancellor of the university The two creators of Nepali literature being felicitated today Vice-Chancellor Members of Tribhuvan University Assembly and academics Ladies and Gentlemen!   I thank Tribhuvan University family for organizing such a historical and dignified event and wish all the success of this Special Graduation Ceremony 2016 aiming to felicitate the two veteran authors of Nepali literature. I also thank Tribhuvan University family for providing me opportunities of interactions with academics, gifted literati, and dear students, the future pillars of the country. In the Read More …

Rt. Honorable President Mrs Bidya Devi Bhandari’s Speech at the Special Graduation Ceremony 2016 of Tribhuvan University

Right Honorable Prime Minister and Chancellor of Tribhuvan University Honorable Minister for Education and Co-Chancellor of the university The two creators of Nepali literature being felicitated today Vice-Chancellor Members of Tribhuvan University Assembly and academics Ladies and Gentlemen! I thank Tribhuvan University family for organizing such a historical and dignified event and wish all the success of this Special Graduation Ceremony 2016 aiming to felicitate the two veteran authors of Nepali literature. I also thank Tribhuvan University family for providing me opportunities of interactions with academics, gifted literati, and dear students, the future pillars of the country. In the new Read More …